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Holland America Line Hawaii Cruise Reviews

A rare look at the ship at night
Spacious shower and great water pressure
Upgraded Rib-Eye for $18.00
Leaving New York
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Cruising is not the same post-pandemic

Review for Koningsdam to Hawaii

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TedE
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After 2.5 years of no cruising we decided to take a chance. As we are from the Vancouver area, the itinerary leaving and returning to Vancouver allowed us to cruise without having to fly somewhere else to get on the ship. We’ve cruised to Hawaii twice in 2019. This itinerary combines both a cruise and our favourite destination. We enjoyed all the ports although we prefer Lahaina and Kona over ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Not user friendly

Review for Koningsdam to Hawaii

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nashvillegal
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. We have sailed on Holland America several times before, although in recent years we have chosen Celebrity. This cruise sailed eout of Vancouver, CA which is a wonderful, beautiful city. Now I will get to the problems we have encountered. First, the boarding procedures were horrific. We were given a 10:100 AM Priority boarding time. We were guided to ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Neptune Suite with Verandah


Aloha 2.0

Review for Koningsdam to Hawaii

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2freespirits
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is a review of a recent trip on the Holland America Line (HAL) ship Koningsdam. We sailed from Port of Vancouver to Hawaii and visited the four Islands (Maui, Hawaii, Oahu and Kauai) before sailing back to Vancouver. This adventure should have been a trip along the coast of Norway in 2020, but COVID-19 put an end to that idea. HAL offered us a refund or a future cruise credit, so we opted ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Horrible cruise

Review for Koningsdam to Hawaii

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Rebert75
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Thought it might be better for our age 65. It was so boring and everyone on the cruise was asleep between 7-9 pm. Activities were designed for people in a nursing home. Food was terrible and two meals had hair in them. Laundry service ruined my pants and under garments Entertainment was bad and had the same shows often. Excursions were canceled and we were not notified until the moment we ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


3.75 stars Average - Good 2/27/2022 • 35-day Hawaii & Tahiti

Review for Zuiderdam to Hawaii

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canaturelover55
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Background: Nov 2021 we went on our second HAL1 week Mexican Rivera cruise on the Koningsdam from San Diego. Fun, high energy good cruise. Would repeat. In June 2015 we were on our first Holland America cruise on the Zuiderdam for 33 days: 29 ports, 13 countries from Barcelona to Rome. Inside cabin. We had a wonderful time with the ports, fellow cruisers, food, music etc. we would ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Extremely disappointed

Review for Zuiderdam to Hawaii

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captain sarasota
10+ Cruises • Age 90s

I relied on HAL's reputation for excellent food and service and it's reputation for activities for adults and entertainment on previous very long cruises. This cruise was 35 days long, with many, many sea days. I was soon disillusioned. The food was almost always served lukewarm and , for example, never was the toast at breakfast in the dining room served even remotely warm. Frequently, ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)


Could be better.

Review for Zuiderdam to Hawaii

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AnneFrank75
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Holland America Zuiderdam 27th February 2022 Reviews are tricky at the moment as the Covid story still affects everything and some criticisms are because of this but I have ignored all Covid excuses in the write up. The cruise was from San Diego to Hawaii then on to French Polynesia then San Diego; 35 days with about half at sea. Being met at airport; getting into hotel; transfer to ship; ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


HAL is Really Trying to Make this Work

Review for Koningsdam to Hawaii

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MartySD
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Cruising during the pandemic is challenging to put it mildly. First off the 48 hour prior mandatory testing is hard to find. I contacted HAL for suggestions and after checking she said I was in luck. They had same day testing at two ports...Ft. Lauderdale and San Diego which was perfect for our 17 day Hawaii cruise. I prepaid for 2 ($100 each). When were arrived to embarkation we found that HAL ...
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Sail Date: January 2022

Cabin Type: Vista Suite with Verandah


Hawaii March 1-18 on the Eurodam

Review for Eurodam to Hawaii

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Lynn@ECGA
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are HA fans after multiple cruises but as others said their reputation is not what it once was. We had never done a cruise with so many sea days in a row so was uncertain if that was for us. While we survived there was not a lot to do on sea days except eat and for some to complain; the trip back to San Diego was more stressful than the trip from SD to Hawaii. Much had changed in just a week as ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


HAL Eurodam 3/1-18/20 Experiences

Review for Eurodam to Hawaii

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mikewehs
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were on the Eurodam from San Diego - 3/1 - 18/20 to Hawaii. This was during the Grand Princess from Hawaii to San Francisco, that docked finally in Oakland. We were all concerned about corona virus positive crew or passenger(s) being on board our ship. The Captain gave us daily updates, changes in hand sanitizer use, cleaning, food being served only in buffet, etc. and lack corona cases. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


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